1. The action of using a sharp implement to cut the surface off something long and flat such as a fish, in order to remove the scales.
As a Noun
1. To remove the scales from a whole fish, or piece of fish, using a knife or specialised implement. English = descale.
1. There appears to be no commonly used Auslan sign for DESCALE (but some signers represent this visually using these depicting signs, once they have established the topic). If you know a sign for DESCALE used by you or other Auslan users (deaf people or interpreters) please go to "Report missing sign" and supply details. Thank you.